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Release Date:
24 July 2001 (USA) See more »
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Cross the threshold of fear.
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A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire? | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Treat Williams ... Will

Linda Hamilton ... Tina

Jonathan Jackson ... Seth

Gordon Clapp ... Dan

Schuyler Fisk ... Robin

Camden Munson ... Seth (6 years old)
Diana Nadeau ... Elizabeth

Tori Davis ... Amanda Hall (as Tory Davis)
Don Amendolia ... Detective Carlson
Lee Bryant ... Patricia Welch
Christopher C. Perley ... Prosecutor

Jeremy Davidson ... Ashby

Thomas Ryan ... Judge Mann
Rick Lohman ... Phillip Duncan

Bobby C. King ... Policeman (as Bobby King)
Anna Cranage ... Sales Girl
Charlotte Peed ... Sheri Duncan
Deborah Betko ... Neighbor
Michele's Egypt ... Greyhound Dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alan Del Tufo ... Unidentiied role (uncredited)

Richard Lee Jackson ... Cameo appearance (prom scene) (uncredited)

Sandha Khin ... Young Woman in Prom Scene (uncredited)
Morgana Rae ... Zoe (uncredited)

Christopher Senger ... Voiceover (uncredited)
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Directed by
Wayne Powers 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Donna Powers 
Wayne Powers 

Produced by
Glenn S. Gainor .... executive producer
Donna Powers .... producer
Wayne Powers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher L. Stone  (as Christopher Stone)
 
Cinematography by
Michael Barrett 
 
Film Editing by
Anita Brandt-Burgoyne  (as Anita Brandt Burgoyne)
 
Casting by
Eileen Diamond  (as Ellen Rogosin)
 
Production Design by
Charles Daboub Jr.  (as Charlie Dadoub)
 
Art Direction by
Charles Lippross  (as Charles M. Lippross)
 
Costume Design by
Shawn Holly Cookson 
 
Makeup Department
Brigitte Bugayong .... makeup artist
Pamela Feltz .... hair stylist
Greg Funk .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Brendan Garst .... production supervisor (as Brendan M. Garst)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Fragoso .... second second assistant director
Jodi Lowry .... second assistant director
Chad Rosen .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
David Blank .... leadman
Jim Mickle .... set painter
Jeremy Pacella .... swingman
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
James Demer .... boom operator
Mike Dickeson .... sound effects editor (as Mike Dickenson)
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer
Anton Holden .... dialogue editor
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist (as Allan Hurd)
Kristi Johns .... supervising adr editor
Gary Macheel .... sound effects editor
Adriane Marfiak .... sound effects editor (as Adrianne Marhak)
Joe Melody .... supervising sound editor (as Joseph A. Melody)
David J. Schwartz .... sound mixer
Mark Steele .... dialogue editor
Richard S. Steele .... background sound designer (as Rick Steele)
Tim Terusa .... dialogue editor
Randal S. Thomas .... dialogue editor (as Randy Thomas)
 
Special Effects by
Lou Carlucci .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Patrick Clancey .... digital effects artist (as Pat Clancey)
 
Stunts
Christopher 'Critter' Antonucci .... stunts (as Chris Antonucci)
Bobby C. King .... stunt coordinator
Stephen W. Schriver .... utility stunts (as Steve Schriver)
Taso N. Stavrakis .... stunts (as Taso Stravrakis)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tammy Fouts .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as T. Fouts)
Jeff Griffith .... second assistant camera
Jeffrey G. Hunt .... Steadicam operator
Jeffrey G. Hunt .... camera operator: "a" camera
Bill-Brady Majors .... key grip (as Brady Majors)
Brett Peters .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Richard Stimpson .... still photographer
Vincent Wrenn .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Christine Crow .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Tonya Bowen .... post-production coordinator
Darrel Drinkard .... assistant editor
Bobby Gutierrez .... on-line editor: high definition
John Heitman .... telecine assist
Rick Metzler .... telecine assist
Jacquey Rosati .... post-production coordinator
Steve Schoenberg .... assistant editor (as Steven Schoenberg)
Stef Tovar .... post-production assistant
Paul Westerbeck .... electronic color timer
 
Music Department
Jon Lewin .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Mike Bannon .... transportation coordinator
Mark Blotner .... driver
John Brooks .... driver
Stephanie Kennedy .... transportation
Susan MacIver .... transportation captain
Erik Spinney .... driver
 
Other crew
Ted Acton .... location provider
Chris Adams .... artwork provider
Bob Amidon .... security officer
Mark A. Andrews .... police car
Sarah Anthony .... production coordinator
Mike Bannon .... artwork provider
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Kimberley Beals .... artwork provider
Kimberley Beals .... production coordinator
Laurie Beck .... production office assistant
Sean Billert .... underwater team
Clifford Cabral .... underwater team
Sue Chase .... artwork provider
William Coleman .... artwork provider
Bob Cordon .... artwork provider
Bob Cranage .... location manager
Jane Davidson .... production office assistant
Michelle A. De Mayo .... post-production accountant
Cliff Dow .... artwork provider
Michael Dunnington .... underwater team
Debbi Dunwell .... caterer
Jim Dunwell .... caterer
Lynda Dunwell .... caterer
Christopher Fadale .... technical supervisor: high definition (as Christopher J. Fadale)
Brittany Fischer .... underwater team
Javier Grajeda .... adr loop group
Bob Grant .... artwork provider
Ilona Grina .... titles
Margo Hara .... loop group: leader/actor
Steffi Reed Hastings .... artwork provider
Michele Houghton .... dog trainer (as Michelle Houghton)
Harvey Jason .... loop group: leader/actor
Robert Jellen .... insurance provider (as Bob Jellen)
Theresa Kennett .... assistant to director
Tom Landry .... helicopter ground supporter
Peter Larimer .... underwater team
Joe Madzar .... underwater team
Maeve Mannion .... production controller
Larissa A.K. Matsson .... script supervisor
Joanna McCullough .... adr loop group
Susan Mclean .... helicopter ground supporter
David Meneely .... underwater team
Richard Miro .... adr loop group (as Richard Ortega-Miro)
Carey Morin .... production assistant
Bryan Mullholand .... underwater team
Josh Olsen .... assistant production accountant
Christopher C. Perley .... underwater team (as Christopher Perley)
Nancy Pollock .... script supervisor (as Nancy Pollack)
Aimee Rabideau .... production assistant
Jacquey Rosati .... adr loop group
Peg Scully .... artwork provider
Christopher Senger .... adr loop group
Joseph F. Servillo .... titles
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
Kate Sweeney .... assistant location manager
Joanne Tessitore-Wickson .... helicopter ground supporter
Marcelo Tubert .... adr loop group
Tom Wachsmuth .... underwater team
George Walker .... underwater team
Nan White .... artwork provider
Rick Wickson .... helicopter provider
Gina Wilson .... artwork provider
Keri Winters .... insurance provider
Elaine Woodbury .... artwork provider
 
Thanks
Mark Andrews .... special thanks
Susan W. Ashley .... special thanks
Sasha Blacke .... special thanks
Carol Blotner .... special thanks
Mark Blotner .... special thanks
Christine Crowe .... special thanks
Miles Crowe .... special thanks
Jonathan Estrin .... special thanks
Robert Gainor .... special thanks
Alex Gartner .... special thanks
Alan Goldenhar .... special thanks (as Dr. Alan Goldenhar)
Robert Harmon .... special thanks
Brian Hill .... special thanks
Rita Hill .... special thanks
Mark Johnson .... special thanks
Robert McGraw .... special thanks
Brett 'Sly' Miller .... special thanks
Gina Miller .... special thanks
Mark Miller .... special thanks
Todd Milliken .... special thanks
John Moulton .... special thanks (as Chief John Moulton)
Austin Phelan .... special thanks (as Austin)
Eva Powers .... special thanks
James Powers .... special thanks
C.C. Russo .... special thanks
Julie Shapiro .... special thanks
Barbara Spoffard .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for language and elements of violence
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100 min | 86 min
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Thought provoking movie, 31 March 2003
Author: Buffy from Hellhole

"Skeletons in the closet" is a movie that is not noisy and action packed like most of the thrillers are. It is quiet and you have to turn up the volume to hear the whisperings of the lead protagonist, Seth, many a time. One thing that I particularly noted in this movie was that there is very little background music interfering with the dialogues, which I really appreciated. In most movies, we can not hear a word of the dialogue due to the background din.

The interesting factor here is the psychoanalysis of this character and how all the other characters relate to him and contributed to his mental status. The movie is based on the theory that a person is severely affected by what s/he experiences as a child. All these emotions are beautifully portrayed by Jonathan Jackson, and you really end up feeling bad for Seth Reed. There are lots of kids being misguided or not guided either-way, within and without their homes, which turn them into confused anti-socials (especially if they already have acquired criminal instincts genetically). These same kids would have had better chances of leading a peaceful existence had they been taken care of and been well-guided. The same way, Seth could have been a successful pianist or anything he wanted to be, had he been saved from what even he himself does not comprehend. This has been portrayed so sensitively and so strikingly that this movie is a must-see for all viewers who like thought provoking stories.

Just like the ambience is quite gloomy throughout the movie, the songs too are melancholic, soulful and beautiful. The theme may not be unique, but the treatment and acting (esp. Treat Williams and Jonathan Jackson) is definitely outstanding and laudable. Excellent movie...

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